Watch: Portland’s Democrat Mayor Joins Protesters – Has Objects Thrown At Him And Gets Tear-Gassed

Trump-trashing Democrat Mayor of Portland, Ted Wheeler, paid a visit to protesters in his city and was promptly cursed out, told to resign, had water bottles thrown at him, and was tear-gassed by federal agents.

The purpose of Wheeler’s visit was to lend support to the group and demand that federal law enforcement leave his city.

We’re not sure this is what he had planned.

New York Times correspondent Mike Baker tweeted videos saying, “Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is entering the protest crowd right now.”

“People are already confronting him,” he reported. “People have surrounded the mayor, cursing him and calling for [Wheeler’s] resignation.”

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Lost Control

Earlier this week, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany slammed Wheeler for refusing to admit he had lost control of Portland.

She noted that he has refused federal help.

“What we’ve seen in Portland, however, is a mayor who is unwilling to admit that he lost control of his city,” McEnany alleged.

“A mayor who is saying, I don’t need the help of federal law enforcement, while you have these rioters trying to burn down a courthouse, set a police building on fire, hurl pigs feet, attack officers and threaten police officers and citizens alike,” she added.

Videos from Wednesday night into Thursday seem to suggest Wheeler has indeed lost control. And every rioter on the street knows it.

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Gets Tear-Gassed

Protesters proceeded to throw water bottles at the Mayor and target him with … checks notes … leaf blowers?

A riot was declared outside the federal courthouse by Portland Police just after midnight.

“A riot has been declared outside the Justice Center,” the department tweeted. “Disperse immediately. Failure to adhere to this order may subject you to arrest or citation, or riot control agents, including, but not limited to, tear gas and/or impact weapons.”

Wheeler was tear-gassed but still took a shot at the feds for an “egregious overreaction.”

“I’m not afraid, but I am pissed off,” Wheeler told The New York Times. “This is an egregious overreaction on the part of the federal officers.”

“This is not a de-escalation strategy. This is flat-out urban warfare,” he added. “And it’s being wrought on the people of this country by the president of the United States and it’s got to stop.”

Only a liberal could get assaulted with objects, cursed at, accosted in the streets and forced to retreat to safety while his security detail tries to contain the criminals, and still blame the police and the President for trying to stop it.

Wheeler’s actions are tantamount to Stockholm Syndrome. This is a preview of the entire country if Joe Biden is elected.

Rusty Weiss has been covering politics for over 15 years. His writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, Fox... More about Rusty Weiss

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